Thirty-two high school students from metro Atlanta participated in the PCOM Georgia Summer Math and Science Academy, where they had the unique opportunity to learn about healthcare careers ranging from physician to pharmacist to veterinarian to dentist, among many others.
Buford City Schools students whose families opt for in-school instruction this fall will have to wear face masks for at least part of their day because of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic, Superintendent Robert Downs announced Thursday.
A former Meadowcreek High School swim coach was arrested and charged on Tuesday with two counts of sexual battery against children under 16.
Georgia Gwinnett College is partnering with the American Red Cross to solicit blood donations through its #SleevesUp campaign, which uses an online site to attract blood donation pledges.
Gwinnett County Public Schools will delay the start of the new school year, and is canceling in-person graduations planned for next week for the Class of 2020, because of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic, Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks told the school board Tuesday night.
Gwinnett County Public Schools' plans for the start of the 2020-2021 school year will be the subject of a special called meeting of the county's school board on Tuesday.
Georgia Gwinnett College faculty are conducting a study that will shed light on how family dynamics are being impacted in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
Though Fernbank Museum officials say the "World of Wow" is still very much alive, the reopening of its permanent, as well as new a exhibit, offers a whole new experience with several new health and safety measures in place to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus known as COVID-19 amid the ongoing pandemic.
Two Lawrenceville residents participated in a COVID-19 Hackathon comprised of Emory University and Georgia Tech students in May, where they pitched solutions to COVID-19 problems and won for their innovative product idea.
Since the Fernbank Museum reopened to the public in Atlanta last month, visitors from near and far have gone to see its popular permanent attractions and new immersive exhibit.
Three students from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine's Georgia campus were recently picked to serve in key roles in national professional societies, the school announced.
Aesha Shah, a rising sophomore at Northview High School in Johns Creek, created the platform Discovery Circle to give back to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Greater Atlanta Christian School will implement its new Synchronous Learning initiative for the 2020-21 school year to provide families with the ability to choose to keep their students home the amount of time they prefer amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Coleman Middle School in Duluth is one of five schools chosen to receive the Georgia Department of Education's new Creative School Arts Integration School of Excellence Award.
The Gwinnett County Fire Department responded to the scene of a fire Saturday evening after lightning struck and destroyed the home of a Gwinnett County Public Schools teacher.
Gwinnett County Public Schools will take a weeklong break from its Summer Meals Program, June 29 to July 3, and will resume the first Monday of July.
Four people tied to athletic programs at four different schools in Gwinnett County have tested positive for COVID-19, school system officials have confirmed.
Gwinnett County Public Schools is not planning to furlough or let an employees go because of cuts to education funding coming from the state level, district Chief Financial Officer Joe Heffron told the Gwinnett County Board of Education Thursday night.
Gwinnett County Public Schools will give families two options for the fall 2020 semester: have their children attend classes in-person, or have them participate in digital learning instead.
Every student in Buford City Schools will get their own Chomebook when the 2020-2021 school year begins to help them with digital learning, the school system announced Wednesday.
Amy Goetz, a 2001 graduate of Collins Hill, was reunited with her class ring that she lost nearly two decades ago on Monday, June 22, after a Jacksonville Beach resident found it using his metal detector.
Angie Smith Skinner, a 1989 graduate of Shiloh High School, graduated with 12 years of perfect attendance and her son, Addison Skinner, graduated from Grayson High School a few weeks ago with 13 years perfect attendance.
Gwinnett County Public Schools' Class of 2020 may still get a chance to walk across a stage and receive their high school diploma.
Serving on the FCCLA state executive council will allow Gwinnett County Public School students David Lee and Joshua Garcia-Barreto to impact the organization's members by investing in local FCCLA chapters and by acting as models for members across the state to look up to.
Law enforcement, local officials, legislators and clergy attended "A Community in Dialogue" at the Buford Community Center Thursday night to discuss necessary actions in light of recent protests over excessive police force.
Gwinnett County Public Schools is leaning toward having students back in the classroom when the 2020-2021 school year begins in August, depending on public feedback and the public health situation in Gwinnett later this summer.
The Gwinnett County United Ebony Society partnered with VIPSOCIO, a black-owned ticketing business in Dacula, to present the county's first parade to celebrate the end of slavery in the United States on Friday. In the video, VIPSOCIO owner Innocent Wamey encourages the crowd to sign a petiti…
The Gwinnett County Board of Education appointed Couch Middle School Assistant Principal Nicole Irish as the new principal at Lilburn Middle School on a recommendation from Superintendent Alvin Wilbanks on Thursday night.
Parents and guardians of children who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 are encouraged to begin the registration process by visiting the website of the school their child will attend.
Students returning to campus for face-to-face classes in the fall at Georgia Gwinnett College will alternate between learning in the classroom and learning online, and employees will be welcomed back to campus next month in a phased approach, college officials announced Thursday.
Two Gwinnett County residents, who were both also members of the school’s football team, recently graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy.
Georgia students may get another pass on standardized tests next school year after year-end testing was scrapped this spring amid the coronavirus pandemic.
ATLANTA — The University System of Georgia (USG) has launched an effort to determine whether any buildings or colleges on the system’s 26 campuses should be renamed to send a more inclusive message to students, faculties and host communities.
Collins Hill High School will print new, revised 2019-20 yearbooks following concerns over "racist" and "offensive" photo that was initially included.
Collins Hill High School Principal Kerensa Wing issued an apology on Wednesday in which she said the school was conducting an investigation to determine who submitted the inappropriate photograph and how it was missed before going to print.
Instead of offering face-to-face summer school for kindergarten through eighth grade students this year, the district will offer summer resources and focus resources on planning for the fall.
After nearly half a century on the Gwinnett county Board of Education, voters turned away from veteran school board member Louise Radloff on Tuesday as she lost her re-election bid to Tarece Johnson.
Buford City Schools plans to start the new school year with in-person instruction on Aug. 5, Superintendent Robert Downs announced Monday at the district’s monthly school board meeting.
This week, the Books 2 Kids program will visit all Duluth, Archer, Dacula, Brookwood and other schools as it continues to provide kids in the community with free books to keep as part of their personal library this summer.
Meals for anyone ages 18 and under will be available for pick-up only from June 8 through June 26, Monday-Thursday, from 11a.m. to 1p.m. at 25 school sites as part of Gwinnett County Public Schools' Summer Meals program.
The free Summer Math & Science Academy two-week program, previously known as the Opportunities Academy, will take place June 8-19, and is designed to foster STEM+ interest in underrepresented students through interactive lectures, research and professional entry skills.
In a letter, Gwinnett County Public Schools CEO/Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks addressed the efforts he and the board of education will take to ensure there is equity and inclusion in the school system's policies and procedures for its 181,000 students and 23,000 employees.
Norcross High School JROTC cadet Mario Castillo was selected for the Georgia Military Hall of Fame JROTC Medal for being a positive role model to his peers and younger cadets.
Three Berkmar High School students earned first place in the 2020 Gwinnett Game Jam, where they were tasked with designing a video game that was judged by independent producers and executives from local game development companies.
Georgia school officials released guidelines Monday on how to reopen the state’s public schools for the 2020-2021 school year amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Archer High School student and Eagle Scout candidate Jacob Ball celebrated the installation of little libraries he built for Village of Hope Lawrenceville Inc. last Saturday, which will provide access to free books to about 300 kids.
Archer High School student Jacob Ball built three libraries for Village of Hope Lawrenceville Inc. as part of his Eagle Scout Project. He and his family attended a small installation celebration May 23 at Thompson Square Affordable Housing Project on Constitution Boulevard.
Hebron Christian Academy lower school principal Cayce Waters was recently recognized by U.S. Rep. Jody Hice for her contributions to the community.
A teacher from Gwinnett County is a finalist for the state's Pre-K Program Teacher of the Year recognition.